South West NASUWT

South West Regional Conference

South West Regional Conference 16 – 13th October 2018 – Holiday Inn, Taunton


The Regional Conference, held annually during the Autumn Term, is a chance for teachers in the South West to take more interest in and get more involved in the workings of the NASUWT as well as meeting other teachers.

Accommodation, food and travel costs will be met by your Local Association. Workshops on Saturday afternoon will also be provided.


Saturday 13th October 2018

9.00am – 10.00am      Registration and raffle sales

9.30am – 5.00pm        Crèche (TBC)

10.00am – 10.45am    Conference address

10.45am – 11.00am    Coffee break (new delegates/young members to have coffee with Speaker)

11.00am                         Debating session

1.00pm                           Notices (lunch opens for Non-delegates/children)

1.10pm                           Conference breaks for lunch

2.00pm                          Workshop Session One

3.00pm                          End of session one

– Voice training

– Behaviour Management/Assertiveness

– Mental Health/Wellbeing

– Caseworker surgery

3.15pm                           Workshop Session Two

4.15pm                           End of session two

4.15pm – 5.00pm        Further debating session

(Possible time for Therapists etc – TBC)

6.30pm                          Conference dinner opens for children and families

7.00pm                          Conference Dinner

8.30pm                          Margaret Morgan award, Recruitment awards and raffle

9.00pm                           Speaker

Sunday 14th October 2018

 Breakfast (from 6.30am) and check out



Conference motions

Local Associations are requested to submit motions for debate, subject to a ballot of members, by the end of the Summer Term. Details of those motions selected for debate will appear here before Conference.

Conference reports/feedback

Delegates will be given the opportunity to give feedback at the conclusion of the Conference. It is always the intention to improve the quality of the event and the enjoyment of the participants. Conference reports will subsequently be posted here.



Delegates and their parties are reminded that at all times, whilst at Conference, they are guests of and representatives of the NASUWT.

Who to contact

To enquire about becoming a delegate for the Conference in 2018 please contact your Local Secretary. (see Local Associations page)

For all other enquiries please contact the South West Regional Centre on 01392 822500 or email: